Posts tagged "John Danks"

White Sox Player Previews: John Danks

White Sox Player Previews:  John Danks
In 2011 the White Sox made quite a commitment to John Danks, giving him a five year contract worth $65 M.  He subsequently went down with an injury in 2012 and he looked like a mere shadow of the pitcher in 2010 that inspired such confidence.  So far the return on the investment has not... Read more »

The Chicago White Sox Pitching Woes (Among Other Things.)

The Chicago White Sox Pitching Woes (Among Other Things.)
What if a pitcher’s elbow explodes during a game and no one notices, did it really happen? In the hubbub surrounding Derrick Rose and his return, or lack thereof, from injury, the Blackhawks on a great run while keeping us from young woman making ribald jokes and Tom Ricketts growing something resembling a spine, Gavin... Read more »

Your 2013 White Sox: John Danks (Preview #14)

Your 2013 White Sox: John Danks  (Preview #14)
What was Kenny Williams thinking?  John Danks is a decent enough pitcher and at 26 a contract extension until he was 31 isn’t the craziest thing Kenny had ever done.  However, with his signing bonus and other factors worked in, Baseball Prospectus has Danks making $15.75M this year and 2013-2016 making $14.25M, at least as... Read more »
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Your 2013 Chicago White Sox: Gavin Floyd (Preview #13)

Your 2013 Chicago White Sox: Gavin Floyd (Preview #13)
I wrote a blog a few years ago about a game that Gavin Floyd threw against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Zach Duke was the opposing pitcher.  It was a masterful game, a pitchers duel on an otherwise non-descript June night.  That is the Gavin Floyd I not only want to remember, but want to see in... Read more »